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Mar 16, 2011 4:30am PDT
>>> in the news this wednesday morning, japan's nuclear crisis intensifies and the second reactor may have ruptured and is releasing radioactive steam. they put off a plan to dump water from helicopters over the fuel rods. >> i'm heather ishimaru live in san bruno. pg&e has turned over the record books but not all the records are there. >> good morning to you. looking at a dry embarcadero right now, the rain is knocking the door and should be here soon. i'll show you live doppler 7 hd. >> i'm sue in for frances, we have an accident at dordilia junction. >> and a new poll has support for making higher taxes. >> we have a wet wednesday. thank you so much for joining us i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm eric thomas. >> let's check in with mike to see how long the rain will be with us. >> it will be with us through the lunch hour. expect wet weather through the morning commute to about 12:00 or 1:00. if you are leaving right now the bulk of the rain is falling into the north bay. you can see around bodega bay and all up and down 101 and 29. we have healthy returns right around the bay itsel
ABC
Mar 11, 2011 4:30am PST
earthquake rocks northern japan followed by a huge tsunami that swept away people, homes and vehicles. take a look at that, the hawaii islands now braced for up to 10 foot high waves expected to hit in about a half an hour. >> good morning, everyone. i'm eric thomas. it's 4:30 a.m. >> i'm kristen sze. let's begin with the 8.9 magnitude earthquake that spawned a deadly tsunami. >> the numbers, 40 dead, 39 people missing. did you see the pictures of water rushing inland pushing cars along in front of it. it looks like it comes from a disaster movie. jenelle begins in the news room with details. >> eric, we just got an update seconds ago. the death toll is 60 and it's going to rise rapidly. it's devastating, surreal. it's unbelievable. the earthquake lasted for just a few seconds. as you can see, the aftermath it just destructive and devastating. powerful tsunami waves taking out cities, rice patties, fields, cars. people literally running for their lives. airports have been totally been destroyed. this earthquake happened about seven hours ago, 2:46 local time in japan just off the nort
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 4:30am PDT
morning. >> in japan engineers want to keep the reactors from melting down. the death toll will crime above 10,000 from the tsunami. >> a sonar sweep shift harbor. a dozen vessels still unaccounted for. >> a live look at downtown san francisco where it looks dry right now but we are still dealing with yesterday's rain that spilled into the morning forecast. talk about how long it will last and how long it will affect that commute. >> the good news if you are taking bart, full service into san francisco, everything back to normal this morning. a live shot of the bay bridge toll plaza. be careful out there. look out for possible ponding. >> thank you for starting your week with us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. we begin with breaking news. firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on virginia and south first street. they started about an hour and a half ago. the family living inside managed to get out safely and firefighters managed to rescue a dog. they knocked it down but said likely the house is unlivable. they'll be looking for hot spots and trying to find a cause. >> we'
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 4:30am PDT
they can. >> laura anthony, "abc 7 news." >>> nuclear crisis in japan goes from bad to worse. the breach that has everyone concerned. >> a chain of command for the libyan no-fly zone. find out what it means for the u.s. coming up. >> plus, the crackdown one state lawmaker is proposing on the sale of regrets is on minors. >> if you missed out on getting a slot in the bay to breakers race, organizers havevevevevevee >>> waking up to a chilly morning. marin county a bit of a break but we have a pretty good cell, a line of storms in the east bay from berkeley right over the bay bridge in to concord and all the way up to rio vista. colder air down in mount hamilton. go to our website at www.abc7.com >> janelle: this morning, authorities in japan suspect a dangerous breach of the number three at the radioactive contamination is worse than previously thought. work to bring the damaged plant is back under control has been suspended after two workers got radiation burns after wading in cooling water. they were 10,000 times above normal indicating possible damage inside the reactor itself.
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 4:30am PDT
: people gathered to pray for japan at the university of san francisco last night. they lit candles to honor those affected by the earthquake and tsunami. they a japanese study program. students and professors recorded video messages in their counterparts in japan and vowed to help with the recovery in any way they can. >> kristen: the rain coming in was really dumping. it's going to be a little better. >> ponding is going to be the biggest concern as the rain will let up eventually especially over the next couple of hours. if you are leaving right now, you can see how heavy the rain is. as we look emeryville. good morning to you. light wednesday, 4:51. you can see light to moderate rain from napa, richmond all the way down to sausalito, san francisco to half moon bay and over along concord, walnut creek pleasant hill heading down to alamo. you can see the back edge of the steadier rain already starting to move ashore in sonoma county. it's pretty mild when you step out. temperatures in the 40s to low 50s. showers, thunder, breezy and cool today. we transition to showers and they could
ABC
Mar 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
see if it causes any problems. still pretty quiet. >> also this morning, japan's nuclear crisis heads toward catastrophe as an explosion rocks a third plant. >> in the bay area, new violence hits san francisco's mission district, five people are shot inside a bar located right next to a company. >> and it's d-day for pg&e, today is the deadline for the company to prove to state regulators that railroad levels in the gas lines are safe. that pressure levels in the gas lines are safe. >> let's find out. mike? >> we'll start with live doppler 7 hd. you can see the scattered rain mainly along the coast and into the north bay. let's start in the north bay and show you how it's all over 101, 29 and all of those areas. traffic is scattered but enough to make the roads slick this morning. you see around the bay, mainly san mateo, foster city, san bruno, even belmont, hillsborough getting a little rain. down to the south, pretty quiet. let's zoom on out, got a cold front coming in from the north. i'll tell you how much to expect in the neighborhood in a minute. first, let's check about t
ABC
Mar 18, 2011 4:30am PDT
radiation from the failing reactor in japan may reach the california coast today, but u.c. berkeley engineers say it's already here. should you be worried? >> the live look at the embarcadero, we have light showers, tracking heavier showers and thunder around the bay area. i'll show you where. >> good morning, roads are wet and we have road work on the dumbarton and bay bridge. details coming up. >> good friday morning. it is 4:30. we do have some rain in the area as mike told you. i saw a guy jogging when i came to work. >> that is dedication. >> let's check in with mike. >> it is pretty active with healthy cells in marin county where we have yellows showing up around vallejo and downed 680 and 780 as you move into the western section all was the do i town half moon bay. let's take a look at the north bay. this is where a little lightning strike around fort ross earlier and now over to healdsburg, increase in rain there. as we look at the bay, couple of storms to the left. those will arrive in about 45 minutes. south bay is rather quiet. you'll get your rain, as a matter of time. i
ABC
Mar 31, 2011 4:30am PDT
to britain. he was one of gadhafi's most senior members. >> kristen: more radiation from the japan disaster being detected. scientists have found trace amounts but experts are very clear, it's not dangerous. u.c. berkeley testing shows the presence of iodine and other chemicals that have made their way from japan to the shore here. the pollution also is in the air but good news the iodine has half-life of just eight days. trace levels are so small compared to everyday background radiation they are inconsequential. >> thousand times less than what we normally see in the environment. >>> mike can help us half-life is eight days, is that the amount of time for half of the substance to become inert. that is not very long time. >> three or four days to get from the weather to japan to here. right now it's moving well to our north so it's going to hit north of us. bringing us these record highs, it is warm out this morning. radiation in the form of ultraviolet and infrared and all that stuff is coming and 4:53, as we look down from mount tamalpais. san francisco in the middle and way off
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 4:30am PDT
japan's crippled nuclear reactor. critics are asking if the situation is out of control. >> president obama says libya will not be another iraq. what will it be? that is coming up. >> and the san francisco 49ers and the city bury the hatch net and the city bury the hatch net a dispute over [ male announcer ] nature is unique... ...authentic... ...pure... and also delicious. ♪ like nature valley. granola bars made with crunchy oats and pure honey. because natural is not only good, it also tastes good. nature valley -- 100% natural. 100% delicious. >>> welcome back. here is a look at our lower 48. the we do have snow around denver and snow heading to chicago and severe weather possible around new orleans. rain around portland and apology. flight tracker is waiting for you at any time at abc7news.com. >>> workers have discovered new pools of radioactive water leaking from the fukushima daiichi nuclear complex and preclude tone yim has been detected in soil outside the plant. tokyo officials say small amount of plutonium is not posing a rick but inside the plant they are pumplogy in wat
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 4:30am PDT
: in japan, police report the death toll now stands at 9700, another 16,000 people are still missing. meanwhile, officials say three workers at fukushima daiichi plant have been exposed to radioactive elements and two have them have been sent to the hospital after being injured while laying electrical cables. today government workers will hand out 240,000 bottles of water to house holds with infants after the radiation level in tap water found to be two times higher than what is recommended for babies. >> eric: mike was telling us, today is when the real rain moves in. >> showers causing some of those problems but more is on the way. a little bit of quiet weather for your early morning commute. if you are heading out, streets are still wet from the showers during the overnight hours. that wall of water that you are going to see on live doppler 7 hd out to the west is not making it to ground. most of it. it's kind of hitting the lower clouds as they come ashore. i'm thinking about 6:00 to 7:00 is when we'll start to see rainfall and spread over the rest of our neighborhoods. let's go
ABC
Mar 9, 2011 4:30am PST
control from rebel forces. >> a magnitude 7.43 earthquake in japan triggered a small tsunami. no reports of anything damage or injuries. this is from nhk television network. as you can see the shaking and the building swaying for about 30 seconds. this is in tokyo. the initial quake -- you see the shaking -- was followed by an aftershock. the specific tsunami warning center did not expect any other areas to be affected. >> along the atlanta coast communities from delaware up for massachusetts are bracing for more rain and more flooding today. the hardest hit may be new jersey where there's a state of new jersey. emily schmidt has the latest. >> it is a double hit. winter rains after winter snow forcing people out as the water moves in. there are flood watchings or warnings in half of the nation's states. in wayne, new jersey, 3 inches of rain caused some of the worse flooding in 60 years. it transformed riverside drive into the only thoroughfare. this gave enough power to wash away the ground and collapse the road above it. firefighters had to use boats to rescue stranded residents from
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 4:30am PDT
terrifying words by u.s. and european officials to describe the nuclear crisis in japan. military helicopters have been dumping loads of sea water to try to cool the fuel to prevent a nuclear meltdown. they predict low level radiation will lead to detectable in los angeles by tomorrow. they are sending chartered planes to japan for officials who want to leave. they are advising people to stay away 50 miles from the crippled power plant. now more on the nuclear crisis and the continuing search for survivors. >> rescuers in japan to search through debris pull bodies from the rubble makeshift morgues have been set up but with more than 4300 ten more than 10,000 still ambiguous. relief workers are overwhelmed. they waited patiently for food waters and gases with information difficult to come by frustration is growing. this woman says she is concerned radiation can't be seen. how do we know if it's in the air. maybe our food may be contaminated. this may be the world's worst nuclear disasters. >> units two and three containment cracked. unit four has a raging fire that is not contained
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 4:30am PDT
been identified as one of the 9,000 people killed in japan's earthquake and tsunami. they have confirmed that body of taylor anderson was found 240 miles north of tokyo. she appears to be the first american death. they returned to fukushima daiichi after smoke forced them to evacuate yesterday. the temperature has risen to near boiling creating the risk of releasing radioactive steam or even exploding fuel rods. >> evacuated military is returning to the u.s. this morning from japan. the first of two military flights carrying those evacuees is due to land at travis air force base in fairfield. their return was more than voluntary. more than 500 family members decided to come home. the departure is prudent and helps reduce the demand for food and water in japan. >> by the way, an alert crossed on the press that says, the utility in japan that all power lines have been hooked up to all six reactors now after plant and that should help them get will cooling systems back on line. we'll give more information on that. >> let's check in with mike now. tracking another storm. >> how doe
ABC
Mar 28, 2011 4:30am PDT
spend time on facebook. >> new radiation concerns over a crippled power plant in japan. >> and president obama is expected to explain the mission in libya. Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ Ñ
ABC
Mar 30, 2011 4:30am PDT
hearing. >> eric: in japan, radiation detected in sea water is at its highest level yet. nuclear safety officials sea water outside the plant in fukushima was found to contained 3,000 times the amount of radioactive iodine. crews continue to struggle to stabilize the dangerously overheated plant. radiation is seeping into the sea and nearby soil. >>> federal health officials begin hearings on the safety of artificial food coloring after denying for years there was problem, they have decided to take a closer look that it could trigger hyperactivity in children. fda is asking a panel of experts to look at the issue with warning labors on those brightly colored foods. artificial food colorings they say are safe. >> they are restricted the distribution of the yellow pages. they would have residents and businesses automatically opt out of receiving a phone book unless they specifically apply for one. opponents say the ban would eliminate jobs and hurt local businesses. the board will take up the proposal in six weeks after investigating critics' claims. >> eric: the beard will object
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